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Embroidery

This is a Embroidery. It is dated late 18th–19th century and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is silk and metallic embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered with chain stitch on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Minnie G. O'Donnell.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 22 × 14 cm (8 11/16 × 5 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidery; silk and metallic embroidery on silk foundation; H x W: 22 × 14 cm (8 11/16 × 5 1/2 in.); 1945-39-12

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